Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank Despite political ups and downs, economic storms, the COVID-19 pandemic, and other challenges, we, Latin Americans, believe in integration. We have the will, the spirit, the mechanisms, and the institutions, and we even made important...
Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank The Bretton Woods Agreements, which ruled the functioning of the global financial system for more than three decades and laid the foundations for the birth and expansion of development banks, took place at a critical time for humanity...
Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank At the end of 2020, I wrote in these pages that the future we had foreseen at the beginning of that year was not going to be as expected. The pandemic had arrived to test health systems, economies, and solidarity around the world. Due...
Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank An old joke that is frequently recycled in the Latin American political environment is that of the ruler addressing his people and stating: “Yesterday we were on the edge of the abyss. Today we have taken a step forward!”...
Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank One of the statements we heard most at the beginning of the pandemic was that “COVID does not affect young people”. Unfortunately, the virus’ Delta variant and the economic consequences of the health emergency have proven that such...